Jul 9, 2011 2:00pm EDT
. >> finally this week, the war against girls in china, india and numerous countries. there are now many more men than women. the result of systemic campaigns against baby girls. the document and gender imbalance in a controversial new book called unnatural selection. choosing boys over girls and the consequences of a world full of men. jonathan last, a senior writer at the weekly standard reviewed the book for the wall street journal and generated crows of his own and joins me now, jonathan, welcome, glad to have you here. >> good to be here, paul. >> paul: so you write that the normal ratio of baby boys to baby girls is 105-100 in normal biology, but in places like india ratio 112 and in china over 120 and even more in some villages. why is this happ >> well, it's all about sex selective abortion. in nature, the sex balance occurs between where between 104 and 106, boys per girl. and because typically boys do dangerous things as they grow up and don't live as long and mother nature adapted over time and need a few more boys than girls at birth. when you see big imbalances anything over 106
Jul 16, 2011 11:00am PDT
, mary. >> this may be a little can bit after controversial miss. i'm giving a miss to the india officials after the terrible triple bombing in mumbai this week. they've seen five terror attacks, since the mid '90s, serious ones and indian politicians did little more than to say they try to do better next week and the indian citizens need to expect more attacks in the neighborhoods because they're in a bad one. this doesn't inspire confidence. they don't just to fight the war on terror, but fight of ideas. . >> paul: james. >> a miss to the governor of minnesota they think to cut off the beer supplies. the company who make millers and coors, were unable to get the licenses approved because the agency was closed. but the agency enforcing the licenses were open because it's essential. makes you wonder how essential the government is. >> i'm sure a lot of minnesotaens are saying that. >> a hit to mcdain's, a restaurant in pennsylvania, adults have the right to eat in peace and no one under six. some are saying it's violating kids rights. theres' something about my generation, and i'